James P. Miller

Growth spurt for U.S. economy

The nation's economy shook off its recent torpor to grow at a solid 3. 4 percent annual pace in the second quarter, the government reported...

U.S. jobless rate dips

Shrugging off concerns about the economy's flagging momentum, U.S. employers added 180,000 new jobs in March, more than expected, and the...

Maytag accepts Whirlpool proposal

In a reversal, Maytag's board declared Whirlpool's risky but richer $21-a-share buyout proposal to be superior to the $14-a-share bid that...

Dismay as fewer new jobs created

The U.S. economy managed to create only 110,000 new jobs last month — half the expected increase — in a disappointing performance...